Employer may no longer require an employee to sign a non-disclosure agreement, waiver, etc. as a condition of employment.
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Labor & Commerce: Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. Minority; without recommendation. Passed to Rules Committee for second reading on 2/1. On 2/6, placed on second reading by Rules Committee. On 2/8, 1st substitute bill substituted. Rules suspended. Passed on Third Reading; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. SB5996 was referred to the House Labor and Workplace Standards committee and was heard on 2/15. It was exec’d on 2/22 and referred to Rules on 2/23. Rules relieved of further consideration and placed on second reading on 2/26. On 2/27, Rules suspended and placed on Third Reading. Passed on third reading, passed; yeas, 98; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. On 3/1, signed by Senate President. On 3/1, President signed and on 3/3, Speaker signed. On 3/5, delivered to Governor and is awaiting action. (updated 3/8)